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successor. >>> well, it sure does sound like a plot out of a tom clancey cold war novel. a rogue navy sailor is accused of selling tracking technology to the russians. nbc affiliate reporter andy fox with wavy has that story. >> reporter: robert hoffman appeared in court wearing a t-shirt with a rooster on it with the boards born to fight in reference to cock fighting. >> mr. hoffman, did you try to sell government secrets? >> reporter: just a big smirky smile from hoffman who retired a year ago and is trained as a navy krip tow logic technician. the indictment reads hoffman had access to top secret information which could cause exceptionally grave damage to national security. on october 21st hoffman is accused of delivering secret information to people he believed to be officials with the russian federation on how to track u.s. submarine using the technology he learned on the job working for the navy. the information included the technology and procedures required to find the subs. hoffman delivered that information to fbi agents posing as an undercover operation. >> that was andy fox repor
. iranian commanders claim it entered their airspace the past few days but the navy says all this, all of the unmanned airline vehicles are accounted for, thank you. it points out that several gulf nations use the same types of unmanned surveillance aircraft so maybe it was someone else's. david lee, what else is iran claiming? >>reporter: well, iran is claiming it entered iranian airspace and the naval chief said it took off from an aircraft carrier. iranian state tv is using the word "capture" saying it was captured but they are not releasing details of where or when. a commentator said it was on a mission over the persian gulf and the navy says all unmanned air vehicles are accounted for. over the years, drones of which this was allegedly one, have been lost in the water and that happened in october. the navy believes that drone came apart as designed and sank. among other countries that use this drone in the area, the united arab emirates and kuwait and this is a very low tech product that essentially is a flying camera with a transmitter and the iranians may not be aware this part
season kicks off next week. regular season wrapped up yesterday. the army-navy game works of the fiercest rivalries in football. this is a love hate rivalry. both love when they defend our country but not in the game. 12-7, mid-ship men. the army, 11-yard run ties the game at 7. under five minutes to go. army up three. navy quarterback scoots to the corner. reynolds threw for 140 yards, ran for 30, 17-1, navy. army driving. 13-yard line, mints and the fumble from the quarterback." mid-ship men recover, crushing army. they have lost 11 straight to navy, 17-13 the final. navy will face arizona state in san francisco on december 27ing. all right, warriors currently on a seven-game road trip and with last night's win in washington they have won their first three away from home on the trip. david lee to steph curry. a courtside sprint but it didn't slow him down. he drains the three. curry 22 points. scary moment in the fourth. curry gets his left knee knocked. he would come uplifting but breathe easy, warror fans, he came back later in the game. but golden state had a strong performance by kl
. >>> tonight defense officials fell our pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski that a u.s. navy s.e.a.l. was killed during the rescue operation of an american doctor in afghanistan. his name has not been released. it happened during a raids to save dr. dill let joseph. the military says the operation was ordered after intelligence showed the doctor's life was in danger. >>> just two months after winning re-election, venezuelan president hugo chavez says his cancer has returned and he's treating treatment once again in kib what. in a nationally televised speech, chaves mentioned a possible successor should his condition worsen. it's not revealed what type of cancer he has. >>> tomorrow the first fema trailers are expected to roll into new jersey, much needed temporary housing. and in new york tonight, there are new questions about why politicians for decades didn't heed warnings about what could happen if a superstorm like sandy came ashore. katie? >> reporter: good evening, lester. there was a 14-foot storm surge here on lower manhattan, completely submerging this subway station.
is meant to celebrate the holiday season and share the message of peace. the u.s. navy band, i think, just wrapping up here. sue palka is on the ellips tonight and, sue, normally, i would be asking you about the cold when you're outside like. this you have a celebration to talk about. >> reporter: we have a wonderful celebration already underway down here and i have to actual, the first family hasn't arrived yet. we can see the white house and the limos hind up. they apparently will be here in about 15 minutes, so we will be bringing you the tree lighting live when that happens. obviously, nothing it is going to happen until they get here, until fantastic entertainment already. behind me, we have the united states navy commodore band playing there, wonderful, and we had some entertainment since 4:30. weather is fantastic, sorry i have to bring up my own. i am so delighted that it's not windy. it makes it more pleasant than everyone to be out in this weather that is cooler than what we have had. and, will you believe there are about 20,000 people here and a lot more standing behind me. ever
. the army and navy football game. kai jackson at the naval academy for a rowdy pep rally. >> the midshipmen located in annapolis are ready to do battle. their biggest battle, army. >> they're going to go out and serve and it's like brother against brother. >> this year's game will be play in philadelphia. before that happens they hold their annual pep rally while the navy band plays more than stars and stripes. >> i just can't wait to dominate army and have a final party. >> it's exciting going into the last army and navy game for our class. >> this will be the 113th meeting of the two teams. we have an eyewitness news tradition for the pep rally which explains this -- that this is a fire, this is fire works and this is fired up. mid shipment say the on thing more exciting than the pep rally will be the game itself and they can't wait for that to happen. >> if you think that was a big display of spirit, wait until you see the 113th army navy game which you can live on wjz 13 this saturday afternoon at 3:00. >>> that fire would have been a nice thing last night. >> oh, yeah, keep your hands
like a plot out of a tom clancy cold war novel. a rove navy sailor is suspected of telling top-secret submarine tracking technology to the russians. nbc affiliate reporter andy fox with wavy has this story. >> reporter: robert hoffman appeared in court wearing a t-shirt with a rooster on it with the words "born to fight," in reference to cock fighting. mr. hoffman, did you try to sell government secrets? just a big smirky smile from hoffman, who retired a year ago and is trained as a navy cryptologic technician. he is able to find submarines using sophisticated direction-finding technology. the indictment reads hoffman had access to top-secret information which could cause exceptionally grave damage to national security. on october 21st, hoffman is accused of delivering secret information to people he believed to be officials with the russian federation on how to track u.s. submarines using the technology he learned on the job working for the navy. the information included the technology and procedures required to find the subs. hoffman delivered that information to fbi agents
iranian air space. our navy is responding saying the u.s. navy has accounted for all unmanned vehicles operating in the middle east region. they are confined to internationally recognized water and air spoers. space. molly henneberg joins us. what is the background to this mystery. >> reporter: navy owe eugs figureseofficials say we do have allies in the region that use these type of drones, the united arab emirates and kuwait. iran did not say when or where it captured the scan eagle just that it entered iranian air space. we don't have a lot of information besides that. we do know that the navy did lose one of these scan eagle drones back in october, but naval officials say that it went down in the persian gulf, that it broke apart as these drones are designed to do, and that they believe it sank into the persian gulf. jenna. jenna: so, if the iranians do indeed have this unmanned aerial vehicle, what type of information can they get from it? >> reporter: it's a low-cost, low tech drone. basically it's a camera that can transmit pictures via radio waves. it is possible the iranians c
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yesterday. the army-navy showdown a classic. vice-president biden gets things underway with a coin toss and navy would open up the scoring, not to be outdone, army comes right back, and the quarterback with the 11 yard up the middle keeper there. and just out to the fourth. and navy down three, they go ahead with four minutes to go. and then two minutes left and as if things weren't tight enough. army with the winning score and they hand off and navy recovers with a 17-13 win and so broken up, crying, he had to be consoled by four star general, and navy has now beaten army. and you thought that college football was over for the year. >> what a great event. i live in phillies and friday nights in the city is filled with people and army thought they had it, but 11 straight. >> clayton: come on, army. let's check in with maria in for rick. >> good morning, everyone, we'll see a big shift in the weather pattern we've seen the last several weeks, very mild across the country and temperatures above average and enjoying basically very mild conditions for late fall and also early december, but
from alaska good up, beverly moore, 81-year-old korean war navy veteran. beverly was there because the majority of her modest income comes from social security. she wanted to know how this proposal will strengthen that lifeline for her and thousands of alaskans. in fact, one in nine alaskans receive social security. with my state's population of those 65 and older expanding rapidly, social security will continue to play a key role in supplementing a decent living. if social security was not there for the elderly in alaska, a fifth of them would live below poverty. it's vital for our state. it's vital for all our states and for this whole country. mr. president, i have no illusions that this bill is not going to pass in the final weeks of the 112th congress, but i wanted to get it into the mix, i wanted to make sure that people get the bigger point, and again i would say to my presiding officer -- and he says as well and i know my friend here from oregon is on the floor also. as we talk about the deficit, it has taken center stage right now, we want to highlight one very clear thing
. eric, send it to you inside. >> thank you, rick. the army-navy football rivalry kicked off 122 years ago. and today they are set to square off once again. in the book when saturday mattered most, author mark beach talks about memorable army season and the importance of this game. joining us now is the author mark beach. 1991 west point graduate and "sports illustrated" editor and writer. i want to talk about that game. you point out it's the last college football game of the season. only game played on this saturday. why is that important? >> that's important because this game was tremendously important in the landscape of college football for more than half of the 20th century and it's still something that everybody in the college football world looks forward to on their calendar. it's the end of the business part of college football season and the beginning of the bowl season. army-navy game in its hay day was a bowl of its own. and to the guy who play today it's certainly the same. >> interesting title. when saturday mattered most. saturday still matters though, doesn't it? >> sat
at the army navy club here in washington, d.c., and it is a great pleasure to have with us today some of our real national treasures. and certainly lieutenant colonel, promotable trantor is among them -- j. b. vowell is among them. the tenant colonel vowell commander province called task force no slack which i think is really a phenomenal italian name, and also think it was a phenomenal italian -- [inaudible] in some of those difficult -- and one of the most difficult environments. lieutenant colonel vowell ripeness at stanford university doing his work college fellowship. [inaudible] >> cooperation spent all right. center for international security and cooperation. want to get your stanford bosses to let you come out here today. very, very happy. he's working on a thesis right now on afghanistan after 2014. but, of course, i got to know him while he was deployed in afghanistan, and got to visit his battalion. first, while he was out where we met, joe holiday at the time the no slack, and now the study of war, then again in february of 2011 at a commanders conference held by the colonel who
you. >>> we have a look at some of the other stories making news. >> the u.s. navy is moving warships into position to monitor a possible launch. they are guided missile destroyers. the navy won't reveal their act locations. images reveal north carolina appears to be working towards a launch later this month. >>> the attorney for george zimmerman who is charged with killing trayvon martin refuses to say he won't go that route to avoid a murder trial. >> no. i wouldn't plea somebody who is innocent to anything. so i think the answer is easily no. >> zimmerman is suing nbc for defamation. the network edited his 911 call to make him sound racist. nbc says there was no intent to portray him unfairly. three employees were fired over that. >>> john mcafee faces extradition again. he was rushed to the hospital in guatemala city yesterday after learning that his bid for asylum was declined. he's wanted for questioning in the murder of his neighbor. >>> he once ran for president of the united states of south carolina. now stephen colbert for senate? someone has already created a twitter accoun
to make it out of the alive. a former navy seal here to share the ultimate secrets to survival. then stuck in the middle of nicky and mariah. something tells me randy might miss simon. randy jackson from "american idol" will be with us live. >> steve: quick headlines now. the devil does diplomacy. ed winter about to get major promotion from the president. does she qualify to be an ambassador in an embassy? bloomberg news reports editor in chief of vogue magazine may become our next ambassador to france or united kingdom for being a big obama fund-raiser. >>> the first official photo from the upcoming biopic jobs. ashton kucher, baring an uncanny resemblance to steve jobs who died last year from cancer. brian? >> brian: thanks a lot. do you have a disaster plan if disaster strikes you? from flash floods to terrorist attacks, to a home invasion? our next guest says a survival guide that could save your life, saved his. he's cade a former navy seal and the author of this brand-new book "seal survival guide." a navy seal's secrets to surviving any disaster. he wrote it for us. thank you very m
so, so the big question is how would he know all that? he spent more than 20 years in the navy. he worked in the intelligence field. he was a submarine warfare specialist. he had not only a top secret clearance, but also authorizes for what's called special access, which limits the amount of people who can view highly sensitive material. he had that access. he hadn't been out of the navy for more than a year when fbi agents started tracking him and set up this sting and this undercover operation, and that's how they caught him. >> we know if there was any classified information that was actually released? >> reporter: no. there were never actually any real russian agents, so to speak. these were all undercover agents, b it is very, very serious. i mean, the navy will almost always tell you exactly where their carriers and surface ships are located in any given moment. they never reveal the location of the submarine. that is a highly classified part of the u.s. navy. he faces life in prison if he is convicted of this charge. >> wow. okay. chris, thank you. appreciate it. >>> photogr
and kept pearl harbor open. had the japanese managed to sink the battleship nevada the united states navy would have been more defenseless. >> chances are that this harbor would have been bat botheled up for two month autos after the war it served as a fire boat. later spent years in the mothball fleet. and now, work crews prepping for for a new home this, vessel has seen better he days but among the old salt, looks are skin deep. so at 10:48, 71 years to the minute of the pearl harbor f÷ everyone in the ship yard formed up for a flag raising by 30-year-old peter zasky. >> they say history repeats itself. this is the best way to do it. >> this is a few moments of pause after 71 years. >> if it wasn't for her, as soon as they can did, things could have gone different. you never know. >> wayne freed pan abc 7 news. >> what a story. >> spence jer next updating the accu-weather forecast. >> a bay area]7 le forced to take a tour of italy without their unde >>> if you're traveling you know good advice. take your under wear in case your check in bags get lost. >> the key phrase is is usually go
. a massive search led to the bicycles and a purse. authorities arrested a navy veteran and charged him with attempted espionage. robert hoffman tried to give a classified information on how to track u.s. submarines to people he thought were representatives of the russian federation. >> this is the seven first anniversary of the attack on pearl harbor. there'll be a parade later today. in new york, survivors will commemorate the anniversary. there will be a similar ceremony at the inner harbor in ltimore on the last surviving vessel to witness the attack. >> 5:10. is all of your shopping done? >> after you by the fancy electronics, there is another major decision you have to make. major decision you have to make. >> there is an accident at watcha having? first i will have the shire skillet. next i shall procure some hobbit holes with a side of the pumpkin pancakes. that ought to hold me till second breakfast. eat like a hobbit. only at denny's. and see "the hobbit: an unexpected journey." >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking o
and navy tomorrow in philadelphia. that is a great game. >> thank you, keith. 6:27. johns hopkins university makes a huge investment. >> speed cameras under scrutiny. that story is next. >> highlights of last night's >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. a good weekend to get stuff done indoors? >> we do have a rain threat. temperatures will be a little chilly. i have circled the city to give reference point. some rain activity is moving in. more rain is back in pennsylvania. we will be dealing with that and clouds today. details for the rest of the weekend coming up. >> a company is looking into the issue of the speed cameras. >> jennifer franciotti is live with more on the story. >> good morning. erroneous readings in at least three speed the camera locations. the department of transportation is planning on taking those recommendations. a contractor try to recreate those conditions. here on col
gets started saturday, the army/navy game 3:00. we've got a complete wrapup at 7:00 on game on and then sunday the big one. you can watch the skins welcoming the ravens to fedex. that will be followed by a special game on presentation. which brings us now to the team band. both teams have one, but the ravens don't really have much of a fight song and we were reminded today by pulitzer prize winning journalist george lardner that the skins almost didn't have one either because back in 1959 the man that aimed to bring the cowboys to dallas bought the rights to hail to the redskins right out from under our team and said he'd only give the song back if then redskins owner preston george marshall would lift his veto on nfl expansion to dallas and thus, the cowboys were born and we got the fight song back. lardner calls it legal extortion. >> yes, it was perfectly legal. >> reporter: it's just business. >> yeah. they bought the rights. they had the rights and they threatened to get an injunction if the redskins tried to play that song again. ♪ hail to the redskins ♪ . >> the
. maziel beat out mantei te'o and collin klein. >> i'm not an aggie but you have to give it to him. navy and army squared off in philly for commander in chief trophy. army had a chance to win but they fumbled the ball with just a minute left. navy wins the annual match-up
for protesting the navy bombing in puerto rico, causing environmental problems and you were arrested leading a demonstration here and i believe in the u.n. and i was in puerto rico. we have that in common but we also have in common looking at this last election and one of the things that you were very paying nate about is when mr. mitt romney said that the gifts to latinos and he gave african-americans and seniors. tell us why that upset you so. >> it upset me because it's a prejudice statement, plain and simple. what is he implying? that every single african-american, latino-american is poor, is on public welfare? i don't think so. and to categorize us and to make generalized statement like that, it just needs to stop. and i guess he did not learn anything from his loss. we are growing in numbers. we are recognizing our power and we are utilizing our power and we will continue to do so. i don't -- you know, i just don't what is the problem with gifts? i was a person who received gifts. first of all, they didn't feel like gifts to me. going to school on a lunch card was very hard. standing
. >>> meantime, the u.s. navy is denying iran's claim that it has captured an unmanned drone. they say that none are missing in the middle east. the news service reports that iran brought down the drone by electronic jamming. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. hurry in and try five succulent entrees, like our tender snow crab paired with savory garlic shrimp. just $12.99. come into red lobster and sea food differently. and introducing 7 lunch choices for just $7.99. now's a good time to think about your options. are you looking for a plan that really meets your needs? and your budget? as you probably know, medicare only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs every year. call tod
a very distinguished 43-year career in the united states navy including service as chief of naval operations. wile serving in the -- while serving in the navy, he also managed to obtain advanced management training at the harvard business school. few have the combination of practical military experience and sharp budgeting and management knowledge that admiral mullen possesses. respect for mike mullen is a major reason so many distinguished individuals chose to join this coalition, and it's now my pleasure to add -- to introduce admiral mike mullen. here he is. [applause] >> thanks, pete. and thanks for your leadership on this project which, as you said, goes back decades. and i really do appreciate all of you coming here today at what is a truly critical juncture for our nation in terms of our national security. our economic viability and our continuing leadership role overseas. it was in response to a reporter's routine question more than two years ago he first raised these concerns. he asked me what's the greatest threat to the united states' national security. as chairman of t
days," but they did not specify where or how. in response, the u.s. navy said none of its unmanned aerial vehicles-- u.a.v.'s-- are missing. and in washington, white house spokesman jay carney raised doubts about tehran's statements. we have no evidence that the iranian claims you cite are true. i'd refer you to the pentagon's comments this morning for details about this particular type of u.a.v., but again we have no evidence that the iranian claims are true. >> sreenivasan: a year ago, iran did manage to down a c.i.a. drone that apparently crossed the border from afghanistan. and last month, the u.s. military said another drone came under fire by iran over the persian gulf. it was undamaged. in afghanistan, a bomb blast has killed two nato troops in the country's south. the alliance says the attack happened yesterday. it did not provide the nationalities of those killed. so far this year at least 384 international troops have been killed in afghanistan. most of them have been americans. in economic news, the u.s. housing market showed more signs of recovery in a new report by the
% of the city's economy is tied to defense spending. and in response to sea level rise, the navy has been replacing 14 piers at a cost of $35 million to $40 million apiece. >> sea level here is coming up for lots of reasons. there is no reason for it to go down. it just keeps coming up. >> reporter: larry atkinson heads the climate change and sea level rise institute at old dominion university. >> there is anecdotal evidence and there is real evidence that we have from the tide gauges we have. we can measure this. the science is simple. >> reporter: atkinson is part of a team of scientists the state of virginia has hired to study flooding. an early draft of the bill in the state assembly that funded the study drew criticism from some conservatives. the virginia tea party described the study on its website as: "more wasted tax dollars for more ridiculous studies designed to separate us from our money and control all land and water use." the final bill avoided the phrases sea level rise and climate change and won overwhelming bipartisan support this year. >> some people have tried to spin i
%. that is the highest rating since may 2011 when navy seals killed osama bin laden in a raid. 42% of americans say the country is on the right track and majority think it's likely president obama will improve the economy. >>> time now 5:35. the national football league is willing to help the raiders build a new stadium in oakland. nfl commissioner says it's crucial the raiders improve their stadium situation and the nfl would help pay for a new one. now the team and the city have held negotiations about a new stadium but there is nothing concrete yet. commission ever cadel also said they could -- but that deal would have to be worked out between the two teams. >>> a big change may be coming to the national football league in the near future. coming up at 5:45 why some people want kickoffs to be eliminated and what they would replace it with. >>> new this morning november unemployment report was just released. it is a little better than expected. it shows the u.s. economy added 146,000 jobs. economists predicted less than 100,000. the unemployment rate fell to a four year low 7.7%. i'm keeping an e
came out, job ratings at 57%, the president. other than the blip that he got after the navy seals operation against osama bin laden, that is the highest in three and a half years. the republican brand as a party remains an albatross around people's necks and the republicans have seen throughout this debate as people who are apparently willing to raise taxes on 98% of americans in order to shelter the 2% for paying any more. and i just think that argument and the dynamics politically against them there is a sense of inevitability that the rates are going to go. i agree with david on the necessary door-- necessity of a delicate touchlt i don't think john boehner has control over his caucus right now. i'm not sure he can sell a tax increase, even if it does involve entitlement taming of the spending of future spending on entitlements. i think he's in a tough bind. i think they have the goodwill but i'm not sure the votes. >> woodruff: you're saying the president in your mind clearly has the upper hand. >> the upper advantage and upper hand. and the question is, i mean is he going to
mediterranean, closer and closer towards syria? >> you know, not at the moment. for now, the u.s. navy and the air force, in fact, maintain a number of aircraft around the mediterranean, and as you well know, of course, in the persian gulf. there are also u.s. war ships in the region regularly that can launch tomahawk missiles that are guided precisely to targets anywhere they're programmed to go, so if this became an extremist situation, the fire power is on hand. the military's updating the options, ready to give them to the president if he asks for them, wolf. >> barbara starr, thank you. and arwa joins us from syria. we know the u.s. updated plans if president assad uses chemical weapons. are the syrians, folks you talk to in northern syria, civilians, the rebels, are they ready for some sort of potential chemical strike? >> reporter: no, put quite simply, they are not. there's nothing that the population can do to defend itself. this is a population that has struggled at best to even try to defend itself against the bullets, artillery, bombs. when it comes to a chemical weapon, th
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